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[6] As soon as Cheirisophus caught sight of the enemy on the pass, he halted, while still at a distance of about thirty stadia, in order not to get near the enemy while his troops were marching in column; and he gave orders to the other officers also to move along their companies so as to bring the army into line of battle.1

1 i.e. to bring companies which had been marching in column, viz. one behind another, into line abreast of one another.

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